Daiki Kono

Mitsubishi Jisho Design, Senior Architect


Since 1999, Daiki Kono has been in charge of numerous office, educational, and commercial projects throughout Japan. As a senior architect of Mitsubishi Jisho Design Inc., Kono has been responsible for JR Hakata City, a large-scale mixed-use complex in Fukuoka City consisting of a train station, a shopping mall with a theater and a hall; and Ant Group A Space –a financial affiliate of Alibaba Group in Hangzhou, China. His work is driven by his philosophy that design should be harmonized with the surroundings, easy to use, become a center for business, culture, and information, and loved by users.